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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Through a generous gift, all donations made to the Food Bank on Monday, January 18th (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) up to $10,000 will be matched by the Hindu Jain Temple.

Learn more about the Temple, our Day of Service and more at the links below.

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Bridget, a student and a bar manager, was laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m laid off and I’m actually a student. I’m trying to graduate. I graduate in two weeks and my school is actually the one that told me about this [distribution].” Providing for her daughter and herself is challenging when there is no work, but she is grateful that the drive-up distributions are able to provide a little extra assistance. “It’s to help my daughter and I. It means a lot. We need it to survive and I’m the full-time employee…I support both of us.”

Stories of how your donation will make an impact in the lives of your neighbors experiencing hunger:

Large Scale Distribution April, 2020

Curtis and Audrey are doing their best to make ends meet, but the COVID-19 pandemic is making that a challenge. While Audrey waited for her disability to come through, Curtis had been working at a hotel and a local restaurant, but is furloughed from both right now. “I’ve been not working for about a year and a half now waiting for disability and he’s been furloughed from his job since March. Anything we can do to get a little help, we’re very appreciative of it.” Audrey has growing concerns about the virus, but is thankful for the help they were able to receive through the drive-up distribution.